Phagwara railway station

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Phagwara Junction
Indian Railways junction station
LocationNH 1, Prem Nagar, Phagwara, Kapurthala district, Punjab
 India
Coordinates31°13′01″N 74°45′54″E / 31.217°N 74.765°E / 31.217; 74.765Coordinates: 31°13′01″N 74°45′54″E / 31.217°N 74.765°E / 31.217; 74.765
Elevation245 metres (804 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railways
Line(s)Ambala–Attari line,
Phagwara–Nawan Shahr Doaba branch line
Platforms3
Tracks5 broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codePGW
Zone(s) Northern Railway zone
Division(s) Firozpur
History
Opened1870
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Phagwara Junction is located in Punjab
Phagwara Junction
Phagwara Junction
Location in Punjab

Phagwara Junction railway station was located in Kapurthala district in the Indian state of Punjab and served the textile town of Phagwara .

The railway station[edit]

Phagwara railway station was at an elevation of 245 metres (804 ft) and was assigned the code PGW.[1]

History[edit]

The Sind, Punjab and Delhi railway completed the 483 km (300 mi)-long Amritsar–Ambala–Saharanpur–Ghaziabad line in 1870 connecting Multan (now in Pakistan) with Delhi.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Phillaur–Phagwara sector was electrified in 2002–03, and the Phagwara–Jallandhar City–Amritsar sector in 2003–04.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrivals at Phagwara". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870–1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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